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Faculty of Law

Leslie Green

Professor of the Philosophy of Law
B.A. (Queen's), M.A., M.Phil., D.Phil. (Oxford) 

Faculty of Law
Queen's University
Kingston Ontario
K7L 3N6
tel: (613) 533-6000, ext. 75615
fax: (613) 533-6509
e-mail: eslie.green@queensu.ca/leslie.green@law.ox.ac.uk


Teaching Subjects

  • Philosophy of Law
  • Human Rights Law

Research Interests

Legal Philosophy, Jurisprudence, Constitutional Theory, Human Rights

Profile

Leslie Green is the Professor of the Philosophy of Law and Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. He also holds a part-time appointment as Professor of Law and Distinguished University Fellow at Queen's. After beginning his teaching career at Lincoln College, Oxford, he moved to Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He has visited and taught at many other law faculties, including Berkeley, Columbia, NYU, Chicago and, for some years, at the University of Texas at Austin. He writes and teaches in the areas of jurisprudence, constitutional theory, and moral and political philosophy. He serves on the board of many journals and is co-editor of Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Law.

Publications

Journal Articles

  • L Green, Sex-Neutral Marriage (2011) 64 Current Legal Problems 1
  • L Green, Two Worries about Respect for Persons (2010) 120 Ethics 212
  • L Green, 'Filosofia del derecho general' (2009) 3 Problema: anuario de filosofia y teoria del derecho 289
  • L Green, 'Positivism and the Inseparability of Law and Morals' (2008) 83 New York University Law Review 1035
  • L Green, The Duty to Govern (2007) 13 Legal Theory 165
  • L Green, 'Men in the Place of Women, from Butler to Little Sisters' (2006) 44 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 1
  • L Green, General Jurisprudence: a 25th Anniversary Essay (2005) 25(4) Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 565
  • L Green, 'Three Themes from Raz' (2005) 25 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 503
  • L Green, 'Civil Disobedience and Academic Freedom' (2003) 41 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 380
  • L Green, 'Strategy and Fundamental Legal Rules' (2003) American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Law and Philosophy 69
  • L Green, 'Pornographies' (2000) 8 Journal of Political Philosophy 27
  • L Green, 'Positivism and Conventionalism' (1999) 12 Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 35
  • L Green, 'Rights of Exit' (1998) 4 Legal Theory 165
  • L Green, 'The Functions of Law' (1998) 12 Cogito 117
  • L Green, 'The Concept of Law Revisited' (1997) 94 Michigan Law Review 1687
  • L Green, 'Les minorites internes et leurs droits' (1994) 4 Lekton 81
  • L Green and Denise Reaume, 'Bilingualism, Territorialism, and Linguistic Justice' (1991) 1 Network: Newsletter on the Constitution
  • L Green, 'Freedom of Expression and Choice of Language' (1991) 13 Law and Policy 215
  • L Green, 'Two Views of Collective Rights' (1991) Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 315
  • L Green and D Reaume, 'Second Class Rights? Principle and Compromise in the Charter' (1990) 13 Dalhousie Law Journal 564
  • L Green and D Reaume, 'Education and Linguistic Security in the Charter' (1989) 34 McGill Law Journal 777
  • L Green, 'Law, Legitimacy and Consent' (1989) Southern California Law Review 795
  • L Green, 'Kant's Liberalism: A Reply to Rolf George' (1988) 27 Dialogue 207
  • L Green, 'Un-American Liberalism: Raz's Morality of Freedom' (1988) 38 University of Toronto Law Journal 317
  • L Green, 'Are Language Rights Fundamental?' (1987) 25 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 639
  • L Green, 'The Political Content of Legal Theory' (1987) 17 Philosophy of the Social Sciences 1
  • L Green, 'Law's Rule' (1986) 24 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 1023
  • L Green, 'Authority and Convention' (1985) 35 Philosophical Quarterly 329
  • L Green, 'Legality and Community' (1985) 5 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies
  • L Green, 'Support for the System' (1985) 15 British Journal of Political Science 127
  • L Green, 'What is a Dictator?' (1985) 45 Analysis 125
  • L Green, 'The Techniques and Limits of Law' (1984) 9 Queen's Law Journal 328
  • L Green, 'Dictators and Democracies' (1983) 43 Analysis 58
  • L Green, 'Law, Co-ordination and the Common Good' (1983) 3 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 299

Books

  • L Green, The Authority of the State (Clarendon Press 1990)

Chapters

  • L Green, 'Obscenity without Borders' in F Tanguay-Renaud and J Stribopolous (eds), Rethinking Criminal Law Theory ( 2012)
  • L Green, 'El Positivismo y la inseparabilidad del derecho y la moral' in M.E. Orellana Benada (ed), Causas Perdidas: ensayos de filosofia juridica, politica y moral (Catalonia 2010)
  • L Green, 'Law as a Means' in P Cane (ed), The Hart-Fuller Debate in the Twenty-First Century (Hart Publishing, Oxford 2010)
  • L Green, 'On Being Tolerated' in M Kramer, C Grant, B Colborn, A Hatzistavrou (eds), The Legacy of HLA Hart: Legal, Political, and Moral Philosophy (Oxford University Press 2008)
  • L Green, 'Sexuality, Authenticity and Modernity' in J Feinberg & J Coleman (eds), Philosophy of Law, 8th Edition (Cengage Publishing 2007)
  • L Green, 'Who Believes in Political Obligation?' in Shinggui Mao trans (ed), Political Obligation: Justifying and Refuting (Nanjing: Jiangsu People's Publishing House 2007)
  • L Green, 'Associative Obligations and the State' in Justine Burley (ed), Dworkin and his Critics (Blackwell 2004)
  • L Green, 'Law and Obligations' in J. Coleman and S. Shapiro (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law (OUP 2002)
  • L Green, 'Pluralism, Social Conflict, and Tolerance' in A Soeteman (ed), Pluralism and Law (Springer 2001)
  • L Green, 'Sexuality, Authenticity, and Morality' in J Feniberg and J Coleman (eds), Philosophy of Law, 5th Ed. (Wadsworth 1999)
  • L Green, 'Who Believes in Political Obligation?' in W Edmundson (ed), The Duty to Obey the Law (Rowman and Littlefield 1999)
  • L Green, 'Authority' in E Craig (ed), Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Routledge 1998)
  • L Green, 'Pornographizing, Subordinating, and Silencing' in R Post (ed), Censorship and Silencing: Practices of Cultural Regulation (Getty Research Institute 1998)
  • L Green, 'Power' in E Craig (ed), Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Routledge 1998)
  • L Green, 'Freedom of Expression and Choice of Language' in E Soifer (ed), Ethical Issues: Perspectives for Canadians (Broadview Press 1997)
  • L Green, 'Who Believes in Political Obligation?' in J Narveson & JT Sanders (eds), For and Against the State (Rowman and Littlefied 1996)
  • L Green, 'Internal Minorities and their Rights' in W Kymlicka (ed), Rights of Cultural Minorities (Oxford University Press 1995)
  • L Green, 'Freedom of Expression and Choice of Language' in WJ Waluchow (ed), Free Expression: Essays in Law and Philosophy (Oxford University Press 1994)
  • L Green, 'Internal Minorities and their Rights' in J Baker (ed), Group Rights (University of Toronto Press 1994)
  • L Green, 'Concepts of Equity in Taxation' in A Maslove (ed), Fairness in Taxation: Exploring the Principles (University of Toronto Press 1993)
  • L Green, 'Consent and Community' in J Raz (ed), Authority (Blackwell 1991)
  • L Green, 'Consent and Community' in P Harris (ed), On Political Obligation (Routledge 1990)
  • L Green, 'Legal Ethics: Sociology and Morality' in D MacNiven (ed), Moral Expertise ( 1990)
  • L Green, 'Associative Obligations and the State' in L Green and A Hutchinson (eds), Law and the Community: The End of Invidualism? (Carswell 1989)
  • L Green, 'Loyalty, Security, and Democracy' in P Hanks and JD McCamus (eds), National Security: Surveillance and Accountability in a Democratic Society (Yvon Blais 1989)

Edited books

  • L Green and B Leiter (eds), Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Law (Oxford University Press 2011)
  • L Green and Allan C. Hutchinson (eds), Law and the Community: The End of Individualism? (Carswell 1989)

Internet Publications